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Awesome view of the river

We happened to be there on the day of the Blessing of the Fleet. The parade of boats went on for a... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Tina T
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Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
Beauty by the Mississippi River

Beautiful place to stand by the Mississippi River. I love taking pictures of scenery and wildlife... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2015
Robin367
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Saint Peters, Missouri
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Founded in 1957, the "Our Lady of the Rivers" Shrine is also the site of the annual "Blessing of the Fleet" every July.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
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24 Aug 2016
“Awesome view of the river”
8 Jul 2015
“Beauty by the Mississippi River”
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Portage Des Sioux, MO
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We happened to be there on the day of the Blessing of the Fleet. The parade of boats went on for a long time. Each year there is a theme and this year was Sports. The area is nice anytime of the year. It is...More

Thank Tina T
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Beautiful place to stand by the Mississippi River. I love taking pictures of scenery and wildlife. There is a great road on the Illinois side to drive. Great scenery Make sure it is not flooded when you go.

Thank Robin367
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Beautiful shrine, in peaceful setting. Lovely to set there and watch the river traffic. Not much of anything else around, but only a few miles to Grafton. Small country roads getting there part way. Would be worth a visit if in area.

Thank mimi0208
Reviewed 17 June 2015

A must see. 12 miles from St. Louis. This is a different light display (with over a million lights and life size religious figures), being a religious Christmas winter wonderland of lights. You can "travel through time" from Bethlehem to Calvary. It's a drive in...More

Thank schatzedog
Reviewed 3 June 2014

This one is a bit of a drive from nearby Saint Charles, but its well worth it. If you're looking to get away for a bit, and not deal with a crowded town, this is a great place to go. A solemn area of nice...More

Thank DM_1278
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Not exactly on the main road, following the flood of the Mississippi River, the local parish built a shrine to gratitude Virgin Mary for her protection their city. A very mice view of the river a path with tablets on stones leads to the Statue...More

Thank Ram.dr. D
Reviewed 3 July 2008

As a child we would always go to the Lady of the River and have picnics. Back in the day there was actually a very nice picnic area at the grounds of the Lady. We had a large family and would gather there with other...More

2  Thank momdeb13
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